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    Crows Killed on Belfast roads

    Researchers for the Northern Ireland Highways Agency found
    over 200 dead crows near Belfast recently, and there
    was concern that they may have died from Avian Flu. A Bird
    Pathologist examined the remains of all the crows, and, to
    everyone's relief, confirmed the problem was definitely NOT
    Avian Flu. The cause of death appeared to be vehicular impacts.
    However, during the detailed analysis it was noted that varying
    colours of paints appeared on the bird's beaks and claws. By
    analyzing these paint residues it was determined that 98% of the
    crows had been killed by impact with trucks, while only 2% were
    killed by an impact with a car.

    NIHA then hired an Ornithological Behaviourist to determine if
    there was a cause for the disproportionate percentages of truck
    kills versus car kills.

    The Ornithological Behaviourist very quickly concluded the cause:
    when crows eat road kill, they always have a look-out crow in a
    nearby tree to warn of impending danger. They discovered that
    while all the lookout crows could shout "Cah", not a single one
    could shout "Truck."

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    Quote Originally Posted by laserblazer View Post
    Researchers for the Northern Ireland Highways Agency found
    over 200 dead crows near Belfast recently, and there
    was concern that they may have died from Avian Flu. A Bird
    Pathologist examined the remains of all the crows, and, to
    everyone's relief, confirmed the problem was definitely NOT
    Avian Flu. The cause of death appeared to be vehicular impacts.
    However, during the detailed analysis it was noted that varying
    colours of paints appeared on the bird's beaks and claws. By
    analyzing these paint residues it was determined that 98% of the
    crows had been killed by impact with trucks, while only 2% were
    killed by an impact with a car.

    NIHA then hired an Ornithological Behaviourist to determine if
    there was a cause for the disproportionate percentages of truck
    kills versus car kills.

    The Ornithological Behaviourist very quickly concluded the cause:
    when crows eat road kill, they always have a look-out crow in a
    nearby tree to warn of impending danger. They discovered that
    while all the lookout crows could shout "Cah", not a single one
    could shout "Truck."
    *groan*

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